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Feb 22, 2013 4:30am EST
a fourth day of hearings. nbc's jim maceda joins us from london. what can we expect today? >> reporter: good morning, mara. that's right, we may learn in the coming hour if oscar pistorius, that world famous double amputee sprinter will be freed on bail or not. i may because before that happens the prosecution and defense will be making their final argument, and based on the past three or four days that could take all day. not getting bail, mara, would clearly be a blow to pistorius. he and his coach want to get back on the track. they want to prepare mentally for this trial. but also because the momentum seems to be going so much in pistorius' favor especially after yesterday's bombshell when we learned that the lead investigator, the guy laying out the case against pistorius is himself facing seven charges in a case of murder dating back to 2009. now, the defense has already picked apart the investigator's facts to the point that he had to admit that pistorius' story is plausible that he shot and killed the girlfriend, reeva steenkamp by mistake, thinks her an intruder through the ba
Feb 25, 2013 7:00am EST
.s. forces carried out any such crimes. >>> secretary of state john kerry has arrived in london. it's the first stop on a nine country trip. it's his first official overseas mission as secretary of state. this morning he sat down with british prime minister david cameron to discuss the situation in syria and iran's nuclear program. >>> in cuba, the end of the castro era is in sight. yesterday president raul castro began his second term, but announced it will be his last. castro says his country is at a place where it's ready for a younger generation to lead. >>> today begins the last work week for pope benedict xvi. the 85-year-old pontiff is set to retire thursday night. yesterday he delivered his final public blessing in st. peter's square, telling the crowd, "god told me to go." he reassured the world's 1.2 billion catholics that his decision to retire does not mean he's abandoning the church. the pope has one final appearance scheduled wednesday. experts say as his final act as pope, he might change the rules governing conclaves to speed it up. >>> cardinals from around the worl
Feb 19, 2013 4:00pm PST
showed off her growing baby bump during a public appearance in london this morning. as expected, it set off a media firestorm. >> royal bump. >> pregnant. >> pregnancy. >> baby bump. >> baby bump. >> pregnancy. >> of course, it wasn't the only story about kate's appearance today. there are millions every day. the british author hillary mantell found herself in a huge controversy when one of her lectures about kate was published by the london review of books. the lecture included comments like this, kate middleton as she was appeared to have been designed by a committee and built by craftsman with a perfect plastic smile and the spindles of her limbs hand turned and gloss varnished without quirks, without oddities, without the risk of the emergence of character. taken with no context, pretty harsh stuff. a lot of people jumped all over her for saying it. the british prime minister, david cameron, called it misguided. newspapers, magazines and blogs called the comments cutting, venomous, bizarre and creepy. where the media wanted to know did she get the idea that kate middleton is nothing
Jan 31, 2013 6:30pm PST
look -- to cover legal costs. >> it is london's largest lender and is still having problems reshaping its business to meet new regulatory requirements. >> deutsche bank's new management are having a tough time. the company is facing a slew of lawsuits and investigations. accusations ranging from involvement in fraudulent dealings in carbon emissions certificates to fraud over the libor interbank lending rate. the bank is charged with cleaning up its act. >> let me say first of all that the results of the fourth quarter 2012 were unsatisfactory for all of us, but they were evidently result of the measures we have taken to make our future strategic direction sustainable. >> the joint chief executives say they want a fundamental change in the culture. >> we expect employees to trade with the utmost integrity and to act in the interests of our customers. if someone cannot honor these values, deutsche bank is not the right place for them. >> but to some analysts called in these words ring hollow. -- to some analysts, these words ring hollow. >> he was the head of deutsche bank for years an
Feb 14, 2013 4:00am PST
.p. there have been previous incidents at his home. the athlete made history at the london games last year when he became t first double amputee runner to compete on the track at the olympics. >>> if you're booking a flight any time soon, your choice of air carriers just got a wee bit smaller. american airlines and us airways formally announced the merger this morning. the $11 billion deal will create the world's biggest airline to keep the american airlines name and run by us airways ceo doug parker. that deal caps a turbulent half decade of bankruptcies and consolidation for the u.s. airline industry. >>> pope benedict has two weeks left as head of the church. the pontiff celebrated his final mass at the vatican. benedict was given a long-standing ovation as he prepares to step down on february 28th. after almost eight years as leader of more than 1.2 billion catholics worldwide. >>> it is valentine's day and we always think of our meteorologist, bill karins. we always want good weather. >> i thought you meant with love. >> of course we love you, bill. >> good morning, everyone. as we start t
Feb 14, 2013 5:30pm EST
relay in london. this morning a different picture of the man known around the world as blade runner. under arrest and charged with murdering his girlfriend, model reeva steenkamp. steenkamp had recently appeared on the cover of hm. during the early morning hours she was found dead in pistorius' home, shot four times. police wouldn't confirm the motive but said this went the -- wasn't the first time domestic disturbances were reported in the home. >> reporter: her friend next door. >> always willing to listen to you and give you advice. i don't feel like it's real yet. >> reporter: just yesterday steenkamp tweeted about her excitement for valentine's day. what do you have up your sleeve for your love, she tweeted. she said it should be a day of love for everyone. may it be blessed. south african police said they will oppose any application for bail. reporting from on done. >>> so how do you spend your valentine's day if your significant other is evading the law? you could ditch them for a bekay of flowers if they're one of queen anne's county most wanted. >> if you give us informatio
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Feb 17, 2013 5:00pm PST
in the last election that i discuss in "spin master" things that were not much of a gaffe. his trip to london and remarks about security ahead of the olympics there, were what london had been going over for weeks. but here is a chance to slip around a republican, basically that's what you end up with. >> david, thanks for joining us, it's been a pleasure and i think i will lift my glass to my good friend marco rubio and say you're still one of my favorites, i think you're one of the most brilliant young men in our party and perhaps the fuf of tture of the republi. on the one side a president is ordering the killing of his own people and on the other-- can america choose sides in syria's civil war? we'll be right back. when i, if you're not whitening, you're yellowing. crest whitestrips whiten as well as $500 professional treatments. guaranteed. crest 3d white whitestrips. [ applause ] >> more than >> more than 150 fighters have been killed as rebels and forces loyal to syrian president assad battle for control in the syrian city of alepo in the last few days. the war in syria has killed thou
Feb 21, 2013 11:00am PST
, beijing, london and a handful of world records and championship titles in six london marathon wins. david is one of the top pair limpic athletes in the world. he is also confined to a wheelchair. all of it pure upper body strength. >> i can feel lie legs, but they can't move. it's called spinal cord tran section. the doctors don't know how, when, or why. it was a disability from birth. >> he was a young boy when he decided not to let his disability keep him from his dreams from being an athlete. >> it's my best subject. >> i wasn't very good at anything else. i know that i had to get this sport right if i wanted to succeed in life. i was very lucky. i was talented at an early age and the wheelchair took over my life. >> he began training at age 8. he started with the medals at age 25. >> he is also starting to give back, helping to train the pair a limpic athletes of tomorrow. >> i give them tactics and they sit in their chair. i got a lot of colleagues over the years. >> anyone dealing with disability whether they are headed for the olympics or want to stay fit, exercise is the best medi
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Feb 25, 2013 8:00am PST
. secretary kerry is in london today on his first overseas trip as america's top diplomate. he has direct words for iran about its nuclear program which some consider the biggest diplomatic challenge we face. >> the window for a diplomatic solution simply cannot by definition remain open forever. but it is open today. it is open now, and there is still time, but there is only time if iran makes the decision to come to the table and to negotiate in good faith. jenna: timing is everything here. talks with iran begin again tomorrow. james rosen is traveling with secretary kerry and he joins us by phone. james, we talked a little bit about what secretary kerry said today. before he got started on this trip there was some diplomatic turbulence as you might describe. tell us more about that. >> reporter: a good day from london, jenna where the motorcade is moving toward the airport. secretary kerry has plans to hit nine countries in eleven days on this tour. four of them are traditional allies in europe, london, paris, berlin, rome, before he swings through five arab and muslim countries, turke
Feb 14, 2013 7:00am PST
lecture at a london olympics when he became the first double amputee runner to compete on the track at the games. >> this is new video just coming in off pistorius being transported from his home to the police station. he is expected to be in court right now. several south african media outlets say that he may have mistaken steenkamp for a burglar. >> we will be right back. >> welcome back the time is 7:10 a.m.. national news, the carnival cruise ship that has been without power since a fire in its engine room is expected to reach port today in mobile, alabama. the carnival tram is being towed from where it broke down in the gulf of mexico. more than 40,000 people are on board. carnival cruise lines say that it is canceling a another 12 voyages for the disabled ship. the cruises aboard the tramp were to take place from february 21st thru april 13th. passengers will be fully refunded and get discounts on future cruises. >> new this morning, one buffett's berkshire hathaway, 3 g capital to buy kinds for $28 billion including debt. >> we had good news for the airlines. american airline
Feb 22, 2013 7:00pm PST
history at the london olympics. a double amputee who changed the way the world sees disabilities. before he reached the olympics, he made his name at the paraolympics. here's what he told me about the blade runner when whe talked earlier. >> i'm compete ago long side him. he was an inspiration to me. he went out of his way to help me out and give me insight. i was new to running and he's a veteran to the track and field world. he gave me a lot of information. >> other friends of pistorius and steenkamp have been speaking out this week as well. kevin last saw the couple last month. >> oscar was very loving, happy, by no means was he mbehaving. he was a good guy. never was he reckless or aggressive towards anyone. when i saw them together, they were in love. oscar was a very loving person. by no means did i think their relationship was in jeopardy. >> tonight those closest to pistorius just like those of us who have never met him are trying to wrap their heads around what's happened here. it's an extraordinary turn in a story that has never been routine. ♪ >> oscar pistorius was never li
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Feb 24, 2013 4:00pm PST
down in london today the first stop on a journey that will take him to four european capital cities and several middle easternmations in the upcoming week, and we're learned a planned meeting in rome with serious opposition counsel may not be in jeopardy over u.s. efforts to keep counsel members ties out of the meetings. diplomatic efforts to persuade counsel to rethink its position and meet with secretary kerry. we'll let now what happens of course. afghanistan is kicking u.s. special forces out after key area and a war there. the word, that order coming from president hamid karzai following reports that people in the eastern province are tortured and murdered. the alleged crime is blamed on a group of armed afghans with possible ties to u.s. forces, special forces. karzai a giving the military two to clear out region. and counter insurgency operations inside of afghanistan, a strategically vital part of the country. and u.s. administration says they're not behind the forces and innocent civilians. a second major storm prompt ago blizzard watch for parts of the plains. more than a
Feb 7, 2013 5:00am EST
nicknames is the terminator. it's going on display this morning in the london science museum. >> robotics experts have built what they dubbed the million dollar bionic man complete with artificial organs, synthetic blood and robotic limbs. he's about 6'6" and was put together during the appropriately titled documentary "how to build a bionic man." the synthetic blood we mentioned can bind and give off oxygen just like the real thing. the man named rex by his citers also has -- his creators also has an artificial trachea which means he soon may be able to speak for himself. >> that is creepy. >> i could be sitting next to rex two, you never know. >>> a huge amount of money coming for housing in d.c. the d.c.'s mayor is trying to put together for the city. some housing advocates say it's still not enough. more on that coming up. >> still ahead, it's a suggestion many vets give to pet owners but now it's becoming law in one country. >> it's celebrity birthday time. let's see who is celebrating today. [ mom ] dear chex cereal, i just had to write. you can't imagine how long i've been searchin
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Feb 12, 2013 2:00am PST
on taking an international trip this year in places like europe and london which has excess for the olympics will be a big deal in 2013. >> got to leave it there. thank you so much for joining us. heather? >> great stuff. >> 55 after the top of the hour. still ahead could your pda be killing your relationship? a new study says men better keep their hands to themselves. it's the last chance to answer the question of the day. we told you about a new study showing that dogs understand humans. so we wanted to know if your dog understands you. that is up next. :
Feb 19, 2013 4:00am PST
for reeva steenkamp are being held today. we have more from kelly cobiella from our london bureau this morning. kelly? >> reporter: good morning. oscar pistorius is in a south african courtroom right now fighting for his freedom. prosecutors as they had promised in the run-up to this trial have charged him with premeditated murder, a crime for which if convict ed convicted could mean the rest of his life in jail. we're hearing new details of the night of the murder according to prosecutors. pistorius fired four shots hitting steenkamp with three, and crucially to their case of premeditated murder, that pistorius put on his prosthetic legs before walking to the bathroom where steenkamp was hiding to shoot her. prosecutors say he then broke down the door. pistorius says he thought he was shooting an intruder. anne-marie? >> so we're hearing more details about the case that the prosecution is building. this wasn't a trial, though. what was the purpose of today's hearing? >> reporter: no, this isn't a trial. this is actually a bail hearing. both sides, prosecutors and
Feb 24, 2013 6:00pm PST
to report to a police station twice a week starting tomorrow. kelly cobiella cbs news london. >> jeff: just ahead on tonight's "cbs evening news" after 48 years is the voting rights act still needed?ethi sinuses, but i still have this cough. [ male announcer ] a lot of sinus products don't treat cough. they don't? [ male announcer ] nope, but alka seltzer plus severe sinus does it treats your worst sinus symptoms, plus that annoying cough. [ breathes deeply ] ♪ oh, what a relief it is! ♪ [ angry gibberish ] [ male announcer ] how do you measure happiness? by the armful? by the barrelful? the carful? how the bowlful? campbell's soups give you nutrition, energy, and can help you keep a healthy weight. campbell's. it's amazing what soup can do. nexium, the purple pill, helps provide many with day and night relief of heartburn symptoms caused by acid reflux disease. there is risk of bone fracture and low magnesium levels. side effects may include headache abdominal pain, and diarrhea. call your doctor right away if you have persistent diarrhea. other serious sto
Feb 14, 2013 6:00am PST
remember him in the london games making international fame. south africa police were called to his house and found the body of his girlfriend. she was shot four times. south africa media said he mistook her for an intruder. >> there has previously been domestic violence incidents at the home. >> they indicate there has been previous domestic violence incidents at his home and investigators say there are witnesses to a short areaing and they are giving us more time. stay with us on this developing story. >>> there are new revelations about the pope. pope benedict xvi hit his head however they are denying it played any relevant role in his resignation. on tuesday the pope disclosed he had a pace maker and that the batteries were replaced over a month ago. >>> a school is voted to be shut down because of a budget deficit. now the campus is a half mile away from the 2010 pipeline explosion, but the transitions may be really heart for some of the kids. they agreed on a compromise as far as where to send their children next fall. >>> they are trying to figure out how to make room for the risin
Feb 18, 2013 6:00am PST
to avoid prosecute execution in the u.s. he is living in london, julian assange says if he becomes a senator, the u.s. and britain would leave him alone because of diplomacy. they have been investigating wikileaks because of thousands of classified documents which got out. >>> and the california theater, she will be talking about being held captive in north korea. they were released after being held 149 days in jail. they were arrested while reporting on human trafficking. they were pardoned after former president clinton traveled there to secure their release. >>> it comes after an australian magazine decided to public photos of the dutches in a bikini. they published the unauthorized photos which were taken on a family vacation in the caribbean. >> we are paying people big money. >> she still actually looks pretty good, we don't know what is wrong with it. >> the magazine paid 1 55,000 dollars to public those photos. let's check back with sal. it has been quiet. >> it has and we are expecting it, i think a lot of people do have the day off and it will get busier, we have people o
Feb 23, 2013 7:00am EST
he it comes to the catwalk. the models at london's mainstream fashion week were predictably thin. >> the fact that there isn't variation, that's a problem. and that is definitely a bad message to be sending out. >> reporter: jada is a plus-sized model, dress size 14. she founded a london fashion week event where all the models were plus size. similar events have taken place in new york for several years. sitting in the front row, a woman from oregon on a mission. >> plus-size women are constantly told all the time that they're not allowed to wear fashion, they're not allowed to feel beautiful. these events say you can. >> reporter: what are you hoping to achieve with this event? >> we are trying to educate people that plus size, curvy women can look great on the catwalk. and hopefully slowly but surely these will win the hearts of the plus-sized community. >> reporter: this model says no question attitudes are changing. >> i think it's very important. i think it's really that plus-size people themselves are making the change. i think it's very empowering to women in general. >> r
Feb 14, 2013 5:00am EST
to the blade runner. he made history at the london olympics last year when he became the first double amputee runner to compete on a track. and it's another story we are following is the murder of american airlines and u.s. airways. -- the merger. that would make them the biggest airline in the world. brianne carter has what this would mean for all of us. >> this would be cold american airlines. travelers in the washington area, it could mean good news. potentially more flights here for passengers. the merger is expected to mean even more flights here at reagan national and in new york. formal announcement is expected today after a brookside approved a deal late yesterday. passengers will have to wait to enjoy the benefits. it will likely be months or even years until all this is complete in terms of both sides for the frequent flier miles. there is concern from passengers back with less airlines and less competition, prices rise? that's a concern from passengers with the new merger. but it would be the biggest airline. the formal announcement expected in a matter of hours. brianne carter, ab
Feb 14, 2013 6:00am EST
been domestic incidents reported that the home in the past. oscar pistorius made history at the london olympics when he became the first double amputee runner to compete in track. >> the pope meeting with the archdiocese in rome. >> it is the pope's farewell tour. some live pictures coming in from rome where the pope is meeting with parish priests. this is an off the cuff meeting with these roman priests. it has taken on a new meeting with the impending resignation of the pope. he received a standing ovation as he gathered in the main audience hall. the pope said he will remain hidden to the world after his resignation, which will be february 28 at 8:00 p.m. the 85-year-old says he is a little too tired and getting too old to continue the job the way he would like to. back to you in the studio. >> thank you so much. we want to get to the other big story we have been talking about. the huge merger between american airlines and usair ways. >> there will be a lot of changes for u.s. travelers. let's go to brianne carter. >> this will be the largest airline with the combination of usair a
Feb 14, 2013 4:30am EST
shot his girlfriend to death thinking she was an intruder. he made history at the london games when he became the first double amputee runner to compete on the track. we'll keep an eye on the story. at the live desk, news4. >>> we're awaiting information on a burned out car that belonged to christopher dorner. he barricaded himself. officers fired teargas in the cabin, it went up in flames. they heard a single gunshot after that. >>> this morning, we're learning more about a couple that christopher dorner held hostage on tuesday shortly before his standoff with police. karen and jim reynolds say they went to their mountain cabin to clean it out. when they got there, they found attorneyer inside. he aimed the gun at them, tied them up, and stole their truck. >> he was always very, very calm. and you really could tell that he was professionally trained. of course, we knew that, too. really the way he had us do each thing was really -- best word i can think of is methodical. >> police spotted the stolen car which he then crashed. they say he ran into the woods and into the cabin where the
Feb 25, 2013 4:00am PST
-country tour. 10 downing street in london where he met with david cameron and then he met with william hay. he will then head to turkey and to the middle east. >>> south korea made history, inaugurating its first ever female president. park geun-hye has pledged peace. she has apologized for human rights abuses during her father's time in power. let's go back to soledad in hollywood. >> all right, john. back to oscars talk. ben affleck's comeback may be complete. a two-time oscar winner, the road to becoming a top hollywood director has been a rocky one for him. nischelle turner with back for more on that. >> who would have thought 15 years ago, and he matt damon on the stage getting the oscar for "good night hunting." he would have overnight success, then crashed pretty hard and had to rebuild his life and career. seems like he did. because last night he was back on top. >> everyone who did anything with this movie. >> a speech full of thank thank yous for ben affleck after winning the best picture for "argo." >> i'm honored to be here among these extraordinary movies and really honored to
Feb 21, 2013 7:00am EST
of these concerns a year ago. keir simmons is in london with more. good morning. >> hey, david. good morning. this story is about a very simple question. do you know what you're putting on your plate or even your children's plate? today, we learned some schools have withdrawn it from their menu as hor meat widened. >> reporter: horse meat has been turning up in food across europe. lasagna, and being tested for dna. i would be very surprised if we don't find more instances of gross contamination. >> reporter: the scandal has many wondering what they're eating many turning to traditional butchers. this couple from new york now live in the uk. they say people are shocked. >> they buy dinner and turns out it's horse. >> reporter: one fear horses in the food chain injected with a painkiller called bute unfit for human consumption. >> to find out afterwards it's an entirely different animal literally and you have no idea what that will do to your health, scary nor any to think about. >> reporter: scary still for complex traders and subsidiaries with just one beef product and going from france, lux
Feb 19, 2013 7:00am EST
into this london mall, a stunning smash and grab caught on camera. >> it's really scary. we have some young girls that work for us. >> reporter: the six robbers made off with hundreds in thousands in diamond-crusted cartier and rolex watches. but this morning, belgian authorities are hot on the trail of the eight men who left this burned-out getaway van behind, getting away with the hottest stones in the world. >> hot stones, indeed. an all-out search for the thieves is under way. officials are reporting that the thieves may have passed themselves off as police officers. but no shots were actually fired during the incident. ironically enough, air transport is generally considered to be the safest way to ship this kind of small but obviously very pricey cargo. >> it was the safest way. >> right. >> rob, thanks very much. > >> i think i've seen that movie, rob. >>> here we go. i'd say one day. but that's not true. it's less than one day. hours now, until robin comes back, right where she belongs, right here at the anchor desk with all of us. we've talked about how we missed her. we had brunch with
Feb 20, 2013 7:00am EST
to you. i am enjoying a wonderful performance. this guy right here hailed by the london times as the pianist to watch. he happens to be from ice land which is why he is one of the featured performers part of nordic cool. coming up next, we're going to talk with him, hear him play and performances perfect for younger audiences. all live next on fox 5 morning news. stay with us. [ male announcer ] so there's lots of people out there who aren't happy with their internet. [ spokesman ] are you lindsay? yes... did you say, "my internet's so slow it's like a car with no gas"? yes... [ male announcer ] well lindsay, you're about to get verizon fios quantum, america's fastest, most reliable internet. so that's what you used to have... okay. and that's fios. wow, this is crazy fast, almost unbelievable. [ male announcer ] that will put some gas in the old tank, lindsay! living life at quantum speed, that's powerful. [ female announcer ] supercharge your internet speeds with a great deal that gets even better. switch to a fios triple play online for just $89.99 a month and we'll triple
Feb 10, 2013 5:00am PST
the extra calories could outweigh benefit. that will do it for "sgmd" from london. let us know what you think. now let's give it back to atlanta for a check of top stories in the cnn newsroom. >>> from cnn world headquarters in atlanta, this is "cnn sunday morning. >> we will look around every corner, under every rock. >> l.a. police vow they will hunt him down. new developments in the bizarre case of this rogue excop. >> there is really no place to put the snow. >> cleaning up and digging out. the snow's finally stopped falling in the northeast. but get ready. another storm brewing right now. >>> and tonight's the big night, and it's all about the dudes. so where do the women fit in this all-male affair? good morning, everyone. i'm deborah feyrick in for randi kaye. two big stories we're following. on the west most, new details on a suspected cop killer in southern california. on the east coast, recovery efforts under way in the aftermath of the monster blizzard. first, police plan to go door-to-door when they resume their search for accused triple killer christopher dorner in the area
Feb 22, 2013 8:00am PST
odd years ago when i thought i would try to have a drink during a scene. we were in london. we were like let's get into it, we're method, man. let's have some scotch. so we drank and the director was like what's wrong with you guys? you're terrible. so you can't do that. >> what advice would you give that denzel who is nominated for glory all those years ago, what would you tell that guy? >> what i'd tell that guy? relax. calm down. much more relaxed now. older and wiser. >> older, widewiser and one of best actors of our time. this year i believe the race for best actor is the strongest. and if not for daniel day's performance as our 16th president, denzel washington could very well be taking home the oscar for best actor this year. christine. >> i have two days left. i've seen argo and silver linings play book. i want to talk about peg's best picture. what must i see in the next two days so i can make a very, very insightful commentary on monday morning? >> well, here's the thing. first of all, i would just say lock yourself in your house for at least 48 hours and just have a movie
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Feb 21, 2013 7:00pm EST
of dawn and in it the band tried to capture the sound that made it famous in london's underground music scene. instrumental freakouts along with strange and colorful lyrics. essentially british pop dipped in lsd. while the group was laying down the album the beatles were working on sergeant pepper in the studio right next door and to this day the piper at the gates of down is still considered one of the best psychedelic albums of the '60s and pink floyd first took a trip to the studio 46 years ago today. i like the new theme music. now, you know the you news for this thursday, february 21, 2013.
Feb 15, 2013 8:00am PST
the world to say no to war. the bbc said the protests of london was the largest in the capital's political history. protest sites included australia, johannesburg, syria, tokyo, bangladesh, hong kong, puerto rico, brazil, even the south pole. at least half a million rallied in new york city alone 10 years ago. the u.s.-led invasion of iraq would begin just over a month later. and those are some of the headlines. this is "democracy now!,", the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman with juan gonzalez. >> welcome to all our listeners and viewers from around the country and around the world. medical examiners in california say they have positively identified the body of former los angeles police officer christopher dorner, the man authorities say killed four people over the past two weeks in a campaign of terror against the lapd. dorner's body was found in the burned out ruins of a california mountain cabin, ending the most extensive manhunt in california's history. dorner was chased into the cabin on tuesday afternoon and it's a massive gun battle in which one san bernadino c
Feb 23, 2013 5:00am PST
. but nothing occur ivey when it comes to the catwalk. the mainstream london fashion week were predictably thin. >> the fact that there isn't any variation that is a problem and a bad message to be sending to girls. >> jada is a plus size model, dress size 14. she started a fringe london fashion week where all of the models are plus model. in the front row, a woman from oregon on a mission. >> plus size women are told they can't feel beautiful. thee events say they can. >> reporter: what are you trying to do? >> we are trying to say plus size curvy women can look great on the catwalk, and we hope this will impact the plus size community. >> reporter: no question, attitudes are changing. >> it's very important. it is really that plus size people themselves are making the change, and it's very empowering to women in general. >> reporter: singer adele described a little too fat by carl laggerfeld, she hit back and said i represent the majority of women and many am proud of that. for regular plus size women and that's more than half the female population in the u.s., clothes shopping can be a chall
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Feb 19, 2013 3:00am PST
london games. they found the banned drugs in a recent search of his home. >> gretchen: i would think before you compete in the olympics doesn't everybody have to submit to testing? >> they must have a lot of information on the case so far. >> and they take away the medals for steroids or for murder. >> that is what it sounds like. >> your headlines, something right out of a movie, eight armed men pull off a multi million dollar jewelry heist in buries eggs. they drove on to the tarmac up to a swiss plane about to take off. they flashed their guns and broke into the cargo hold swiping $50 million worth of diamonds and then drove off in minutes. police haven't found any sign of the thieves or the jewels yet. >> steve: meanwhile, more than a thousand people part of a petition urging the obama administration to downgrade the new medal for drone operators. department of it is is distinguished warfare medal honors drone pilots and others who have not served on the battlefield. many veteran groups the medal is considered a higher honor than the bronze star or purple heart. both of those rec
Feb 16, 2013 5:00am PST
back in september in london. that was it. he never went into much detail about her or much about the relationship. >> you interviewed pistorius for your documentary in the 2012 paralynpics. you know oscar, what he's made of. did you ever see a different side of him, maybe a short temper? >> no. i first met him in beijing in 2008. he is the nicest, most affable guy. we're shooting a movie called the invincibles. we started it five years ago. he spent three to four to five hours with every single journalist. i can't remember meeting anybody nicer or kinder, which is why this is just so bizarre when we first heard about it two or three days ago. yeah, the nicest guy i've ever met. >> we keep hearing that, steven. how did you feel when you first heard the news? >> it's become surreal. i'm thinking it's a hoax. it doesn't make sense, how this guy could fall from grace so quickly after, you know, rising so fast. it's bizarre. i've been fortunate to, you know, hang out and meet and spend time with the american blade runner and i just know that he was his mentor and that blake is going t
Feb 25, 2013 12:00pm EST
achievers. you get to places like a new haven or a hartford or a new london where 40% of the children fail to get out of a -- to get a high-school diploma, it is related to socio-economic spirit if you are opposing that as an excuse, that is not an excuse. you can draw this a long home ownership plans, racial lines, family income lines, you can also draw it along the line that quite frankly, we know what works and education. we have enough models of there that tell us you can educate anybody. we are more likely to replicate our failures than our successes. every time there is a success and education people running around trying to explain why that is not applicable. it is applicable. we need to replicate those experiences. >> should teachers be more of a partner in this effort? in your experience, they are a pretty fiercely opposed to what you were trying to do. a lot of money against your plan. >> in the end, we have a package. we have a package that the secretary described as the most comprehensive single reform package passed in any state. yes, it was a pretty bad dust up and some elbow
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